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November 5, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Censorship or responsible regulation of Ballard High School's student newspaper?

In a story from one of our community partners, myballard.com, this question is posed: Do high school principals in Seattle Schools have the right to review what’s in student newspapers before they are published?

Some students at Seattle’s Ballard High School say hold on there a minute, calling the proposed changes in the district’s policy risks censorship and a violation of free speech.

The district says students do have free expression, but the district can regulate some of what they write.

Two students, members of the student newspaper’s staff, were putting up fliers in Ballard Friday to bring attention to their cause.

Myballard jumps in to explain what’s at stake.

The school board is expected to vote on the matter early next month.

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